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Akwaaba Hall at the Uhuru House

7911 MacArthur Blvd.

Oakland, CA 94605

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A project of the African People's Education and Defense Fund

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Event and Day of Service

Carrying ont he movement for African self-determination from the '60s to today!

Monday, January 15th, 2018 * 10 am - 3 pm

Location: Akwaaba Hall, 7911 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, CA

An African child growing up in West Oakland is expected to live 14 years less, be two times more likely to be born low birth weight, 13 times more likely to live in poverty and 5 times more likely to be unemployed in adulthood, compared to a white child born in the Oakland Hills. These are just some of the grave disparities faced by the African community here in the East Bay.

Learn about how you can support the movement today that is carrying on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and other leaders of the Civil Rights and Black Power Movements of the '50s and '60s.

The African People's Education and Defense Fund and Black Star Industries are co-sponsoring this special event and volunteer service day which will feature:

  • 10 am - 12 noon Historic film footage of MLK, Malcolm X, Civil Rights and Black Power leaders, Presentation about the movement for African self-determination today, Speakers and video about current APEDF and BSI programs
  • 12 noon - 2:30 pm Take Action: Teams will hit the streets, leaving info on each doorstep, letting people know how they can be part of a movement building African self-reliance!
  • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Pizza lunch for volunteers and prizes!

This MLK Day, be part of a growing worldwide movement building commerce by and between African people worldwide, bridging the grave disparities faced by the African community and building programs putting control over health, healthcare, education and economic development back in the hands of the African community.

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